The SEC Is Broken
The Securities and Exchange Commission has three primary mandates: to protect investors; to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets; and to facilitate capital formation.
New Hire Roundup: John Mendez Nominated to Be SIPC Chairman
In another personnel move, Craig Anzlovar has joined Pioneer Investments as fixed income client portfolio manager.
Senate Rejection of Keystone XL Measure Sets Up 2015 Showdown
Keystone XL pipeline backers came up one vote short in the Senate though vowed to try again in January.
Andy Friedman: It Isn’t Over Till the Lame Duck Quacks
Five major issues need to be tackled in the lame-duck session, says Friedman of The Washington Update.
Valliere: Despite Victory, Republicans Shouldn’t Think Voters Love Them
Strategist Greg Valliere cautioned that the midterms were a referendum on Obama, not the GOP, and discussed what he said were six big political myths.
Washington Watchers See Big Retirement Push in 2015
Retirement planning officials should prepare next year for the release of DOL’s fiduciary plan, the official launch of Obama’s MyRA and more.
Investing Implications of Inversions
Should your clients be investing in companies that have recently undergone a corporate inversion?
After Modi’s U.S. Visit and the Nobel Peace Prize, Where do Investors Stand on India?
Here’s what a few investors have to say about their views and expectations for India under Prime Minister Modi.
GOP May Take Senate, but No End to DC Dysfunction: Political Pundits
Inside-the-Beltway political 'handicappers' Stuart Rothenberg and Charlie Cook tell IRI crowd not to expect tax reform even if Republicans take control of the Senate.
How to Join 9,000 Taxpayers With Romney-Sized IRAs
If it seems impossible to amass a fortune in an IRA during your lifetime, think again.